"...a cultural gem."
Reuben Blundell, Music Director
We're very excited to announce the programs of our four concerts this season:
Sunday, December 12, 2021 at 3pm
William Grant Still - Festive Overture
Antonín Dvořák - Symphony No. 8 in G Major
Mary D. Watkins - Soul of Remembrance
Georges Enesco - Romanian Rhapsody No. 1
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Selections from Nutcracker
Sunday, February 13, 2022 at 3pm
Robert Schumann - Cello Concerto in A Minor, First movement, with Bethany Bobbs
Edvard Grieg - Piano Concerto in A Minor, First movement, with Alyssa Gabrilovich
Serge Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Third movement, with Sebastian Picht
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Romeo & Juliet Overture
Igor Stravinsky - Firebird Suite
Sunday, March 27, 2022 at 3pm
Witold Lutosławski - Little Suite
Ulric Cole - Sunlight Channel
Esther Williams Ballou - Intermezzo for Orchestra
Alexander Scriabin - Rêverie
Arturo Márquez - Danzón No. 2
Robert Schumann - Symphony No. 3, Rhenish
Sunday, May 1, 2022 at 3pm
Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Russian Easter Overture
A work in our American Discoveries series
Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5
Please check back for a fresh new website soon
May 21, 2021, saw the latest release from the Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra, again on the New Focus Recordings label and distributed internationally by Naxos.
For links to reviews and ordering information, please visit this page.
New! Visit our growing Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra Archives!
A Statement from the LSO Board:
As an organization, the Lansdowne Symphony is an inclusive environment for ALL people. We are also committed to advancing our own internal racial equity as an integral part of working to achieve our mission. We condemn violence, and promote music culture in its many forms. We urge all in our LSO extended family and audience to please be safe.
Delaware County Arts Week
For Spring Fling 2021, please enjoy our William Grant Still "Patterns" performances via this link.
Looking further ahead, we're making plans for a return to rehearsing and performing together in the Fall, and we look forward to sharing our music-making while emphasizing the health and safety of our audience and musicians.
2021-22 Concert Dates
We're pleased to announce that our concert dates are Sundays at 3pm:
December 12, 2021
We're also hopeful about an exciting possibility in June to celebrate the orchestra's 75th anniversary - stay tuned!
LSO releases its first CD. Check it out here!
Read a review of our CD by David Rosenberg of Gramophone.
Read another review of our CD, by Angus McPherson in Limelight.
Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra wins The American Prize Ernst Bacon Memorial Award for the Performance of American Music.
Read about it here!
The Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra received a Women's Philharmonic Advocacy Grant towards our performance & recording project of 20th Century American compositions.
We have a $10,000 dollar-for-dollar matching gift for 2020! Help us meet the challenge!
LSO performances are held at:
601 N Lansdowne Ave, Drexel Hill, PA 19026
Interested in our Young Artists Competition?
Click here for information.
For information about other music and arts events in Delaware County, visit the Delaware County Arts Consortium website.
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